Social Psychology

Steven O. Roberts, PhD

30: Steven O. Roberts, PhD – Recently Promoted and Tenured Associate Professor of Psychology Shares his Journey, Experiences, and Advice

Imagine folding clothes in your New York apartment anxiously awaiting the vote regarding your promotion and tenure at Stanford University. Dr. Steven O. Roberts was on sabbatical this past year and recalls seeing a missed call from the Chair of the department of psychology. In this podcast, Dr. Roberts shares his academic and professional journey …

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Dr. Tera Letzring

28: Tera D. Letzring, PhD – Professor of Psychology and Department Chair at Idaho State University Recalls Her Academic and Professional Journey

When asked what made her gravitate towards psychology, Dr. Tera D. Letzring responded “I think I’ve just always been interested in people and trying to figure out why they do the things they do, why they feel the way that they feel in various situations and, you know, psychology is a little bit of insight …

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Dr. Marie Helweg-Larsen

25: Marie Helweg-Larsen, PhD – Professor of Psychology and Optimistic Bias Expert Shares Insightful Advice for Students

Dr. Marie Helweg-Larsen grew up in Denmark and had the opportunity to study abroad at Slippery Rock University in PA even though she wasn’t enrolled at a Danish university. In hindsight, she admits that it was an “amazing culture shock” moving to rural Pennsylvania for a year. She recalls sitting with her Danish-English Dictionary having …

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Tammi Walker, Ph.D., J.D.

8: Tammi Walker, Ph.D., J.D. – Using her Experience and Education to Challenge Commonly Held Beliefs that Influence Legal Decision-Making

In this podcast interview, Dr. Tammi Walker shares how, and why, she decided to get her law degree at Columbia Law School before traveling abroad to get her M.Sc. in Social and Cultural Psychology in London. She then returned to the U.S. to receive her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Virginia. Throughout our …

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Heather C. Lench Ph.D.

6: Heather C. Lench, Ph.D. – Surfing the Emerging Interdisciplinary Field of Affective Science to Better Understand Human Thought and Behavior

In this podcast interview, Dr. Heather Lench explains why she selected two graduate schools in the state of California for her master’s and doctorate degrees in psychology. While most of the reasons relate to the school, program, and scholars in her field of interest, she eventually reveals another reason for staying in “The Golden State.” …

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